Arena Thursday 7 February 2013

coming up on Friday's show....suggestions for Christmas gifts for the culture-lover in your life, actor Stephen Brennan and director David Blake Knox talk Beckett, Godot and the documentary "The Waiting Game" and the latest albums from The Rolling Stones, John Legend and The Weeknd

coming up on Monday's show....exploring the links between writing and music, a review of “Life and Death on the New York Dance Floor, 1980-1983” by Tim Lawrence and the movement of people, history and communication across continents all explored in Emily Jacir's “Europa” exhibition at IMMA 

Arena Thursday 7th February 2013

Arena Thursday 7th February 2013

Daily arts and popular culture show.

Film Reviews

Film Reviews

Roe McDermott and Joe Griffin review this week's new film releases Hitchcock, Warm Bodies, I Give it a Year and Wreck-It Ralph with Seán Rocks.

Abie Philbin-Bowman

Abie Philbin-Bowman

With the success of Steven Spielberg's 'Lincoln' Abie Philbin-Bowman looks at why politics and politicians matter.

DVD - What Richard Did

DVD - What Richard Did

Malcolm Campbell, Screenwriter of 'What Richard Did' joins Seán Rocks. The film won the 'Best Screenplay' Award at the recent Evening Standard Film Awards and also has 10 nominations at this weekend's IFTA's. It's released on DVD on Friday 8th February and is also available on www.volta.ie.

Louth Contemporary Music Society

Louth Contemporary Music Society

Evelyn O'Rourke on the Louth Contemporary Music Society's world premiere of 'Monk's Music'. The concert is at St Nicholas's Church of Ireland in Dundalk on Friday February 8th at 8pm - www.louthcms.org for further details.

What's On

What's On

Edel Coffey with a look at what's on around the country in the worlds of arts and entertainment.

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